My friends, Oppenheimer have posted a big news item on their website, and all over their online presence. you can read it here: Oppenheimer website Back in, oh, I don’t remember when…but I used to randomly scan local venue sites and check out bands I’d never heard of, and read descriptions, etc. Anytime a UK […]


I first heard about The Waxwings from Jeremy. I fell in love with Low to the Ground and immediately wrote the band a letter. at the time, they didn’t have anything online, but they had a Detroit P.O. Box, so I did what I used to do before the internet, I wrote them a letter […]

The Music Asylum-WLFR 10/18/09 playlist

I’ll have to write more later, so I’ll be editing this but here’s my play list for last Sunday’s radio show, song title, followed by artist: Blues Stay Away From Me-The Louvin Brothers My Darlin’ Hometown-John Prine Somehow I Know-Mr D Autumn Fields-Kontiki Suite Hide Your Mind-Ardentjohn To Better Days-Magnolia Summer which william-Hensley Sturgis Belle […]

Swivel Chairs!

In standard fashion, I should be sleeping. I’ve worked all day and night between the studio and our booth at the county fair. I’m not quite sure why I got back on the computer. probably to look up something, which lead to another thing, and so on. and then I revisited a thread on one […]

The Music Asylum-WLFR 8/2/09 playlist

Unrest-God Gave Rock n Roll to You III The Love Scene-A Stone to Call My Own Memphis 59-Me, Myself, & Eyes Michael Shelley-The Girl with the Light in Her Eyes Starbelly-Better than Myself The Drums-Let’s Go Surfing April March-Chick Habit The Feminine Complex-I Don’t Want Another Man God Help the Girl-Funny Little Frog Tiger Trap-You […]

WLFR playlist April 13, 2009

I’ve really been missing my time at WLFR lately and I was anxious to do another show. In a weird coincidence, it had been just a year since I did the last one. I was going home to NJ for Easter, which also happened to be my nephew, Josh’s birthday.Originally, I was supposed to do […]

SXSW 2009 (day 5)

Sunday, March 22 The official parties and showcases are over and recovery begins for most. However, there’s an annual Sunday gathering for brunch at Opal Devine’s for many of us. I’ve only gone the last two years, back in 1995 (my first SXSW) I wasn’t on the Postcard list yet. And SXSW was a completely […]